4D3N Kota Kinabalu Explorer & North Borneo Cruises - Family Package A


REGION: Kota Kinabalu
DURATION: 4 Days 3 Nights
PICK UP POINT: Kota Kinabalu International Airport
PICK UP TIME: Depends on Your Flight Arrival Time
DROP OFF POINT: Kota Kinabalu International Airport
DROP OFF TIME: Depends on Your Flight Departure Time
* All timings are estimated and for reference purposes only. Actual timing will be provided prior to your departure.

Tour highlights

  • North Borneo Cruises - Sunset Dinner Cruise
  • Rumah Terbalik (Upside Down House)
  • Nabalu Market
  • Kinabalu National Park
  • Desa Cow Farm

Sample itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive in Kota Kinabalu

Warmest greetings at Kota Kinabalu Airport!  Transfer to Kota Kinabalu city hotel.  
After checking in to hotel, feel free to explore and enjoy the small rustic city and nightlife. 

Overnight in 4-Star Luma Hotel.

Meals : Accommodation : Kota Kinabalu 4-Star Luma Hotel

Day 2 - Kota Kinabalu / Rumah Terbalik (Upside Down House) / Nabalu Market / Kinabalu Park / Desa Cow Farm / Kota Kinabalu

After breakfast, you will be picked up at the hotel lobby and proceed on a 30-minute drive through the countryside to the wondrous Rumah Terbalik (Upside Down House).  During this pitstop, you will get to visit the Upside Down House accompanied by a guide to explain the cultural elements of the house.

Continue on a 1 hour and 30 minutes’ drive to Kinabalu National Park passing by villages and paddy fields along mountainous roads winding along the Crocker Range. Your next pitstop is at Nabalu Handicraft Market for some local produce and handicraft souvenirs.

Upon arrival at Kinabalu National Park, enjoy the refreshing cool air as you take a nature trail walk through the Botanical Gardens with Mount Kinabalu as your backdrop. Take the opportunity to immerse yourself in an estimate of 4,500 species of plants – 77 of which are Bornean-endemic. You may even get to spot several bird species out of 289 species sprawled throughout the park.

After the nature walk, it’s time for lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, depart for the 199-hectar stretch of pristine farmland – Desa Cow Farm! Cattle graze the green valley pastures to provide nearly one million liters of mountain-fresh milk annually, all while travellers both near and far enjoy the outrageously scenic view that plays backdrop to this dairy farm. You can get close to the cattle, bottle feed the calves and enjoy some fresh milk or yogurt produce straight off the farm.

Transfer back to Kota Kinabalu town and drop off at your respective hotels.

In the evening, head for a delectable Seafood Dinner at the popular Welcome Seafood Restaurant. Dinner is on your own expenses.

Overnight in 4-Star Luma Hotel.

Meals : Breakfast / Lunch Accommodation : Kota Kinabalu 4-Star Luma Hotel

Day 3 - North Borneo Cruises - Sunset Dinner Cruise

Rise and shine!

Today will be a relaxing morning to enjoy exploring Kota Kinabalu at your own leisure pace. You have the opportunity to enjoy the well-equipped facilities of the beautiful Sutera Harbour Resort or head in to town for some shopping, massage, and food hunting.

At 5.00PM, meet at Sutera Marina Jetty for the North Borneo Cruises - Sunset Dinner Cruise experience!  Your evening unfolds along the sultry sun-tinged South China Sea, cruising pass the islands and water villages that dot Sabah’s west coast.  You are free to wander around the vessel. Panoramic ocean views, warmth of the setting sun and gentle sea breeze grace the upper-deck while a live band serenades the ethnic themed air-conditioned restaurant below with acoustic favorites. Dinner will be served buffet style. Time to sink your teeth into Sabah’s most sought-after culinary experience.  As the sun sets and the stars come out, Kota Kinabalu’s coastline now comes alive with dazzling city night lights. The North Borneo Cruises will glide across the Waterfront as you indulge in dessert or your next glass of wine.

You will disembark from the cruise at the Sutera Marina Jetty and transfer back to the hotel.

Overnight in 4-Star Luma Hotel.

Meals : Breakfast / Dinner Accommodation : Kota Kinabalu 4-Star Luma Hotel

Day 4 - Depart Kota kinabalu (Or Extend Tour)

After breakfast, check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight. 

Meals : Breakfast

Includes Meals as Stated, 03 Nights Accommodation with Daily Breakfast, Return Airport Transfers, All Entrance Fees, Return Hotel Transfer (Seat-In-Coach), 01 Local English-speaking guide

03 Nights stay in 4-star Kota Kinabalu Luma Hotel (Twin/Triple Share)

Excludes Airfares, Alcoholic Drinks, Personal Expenses, any items not mentioned.
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Light raincoat
  • Warm jacket
  • Camera
  • Sun block lotion
  • Sandals
  • Towel
  • T-shirt/Swimming Suit/Trunk
  • Additional set of clothing
  • Personal toiletries
  • Insect repellent
  • The opening hours of Kinabalu Park for visitors are now 24 hrs and Botanical Garden for visitors are now 0900 hrs - 1600 hrs daily.  
  • Baby Car Seats (for infant aged 0-2) and Child Booster Seats (for children aged 3-11) are available for rental. Please check with your tour consultant for availability.
  • Upon arrival at Kota Kinabalu Airport on the day of your tour, our friendly guide will greet and pick you up from the airport with a placard showing our Amazing Borneo Logo.
  • Standard check-in and check-out times for most hotels & resorts are 1400Hrs & 1200Hrs. However, check-in & check-out times may vary depending on each accommodation. So kindly check with us to get accurate check-in & check-out times of your accommodation.
  • Effective as of 1st September 2017, the Tourism and Culture Ministry of Malaysia will be implementing a Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX). Foreign tourists will be required to pay a flat rate of MYR 10 per room per night regardless of accommodation star level.The TTx is to be paid upon check-in. Malaysians or permanent residents residing in Malaysia are exempted from TTx and is required to present a valid identification upon check-in for the exemption.
  • This package is based on join-in basis of shared guide and transport vehicle.  Private Guide or Tour is available upon request at a reasonable fee.  Please inform us when making the bookings.
  • Departure time is approximate and varies from different hotels due to traffic conditions, please reconfirm with our staffs. Should the transport be delayed, please call the relevant telephone number as stated on the voucher before making alternative arrangements.
  • Amazing Borneo Tours reserves the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.
  • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.
  • Stay warm! You may bring a sweater along with you as it can get a wee bit chilly up in Kinabalu Park.
  • For any Island tour, if you're interested in water sports (ie banana boat, seawalking, parasailing, etc), be sure to bring along a little bit of extra cash as these activities are not included in our tour package.
  • Before going out for some fun in the sun, you may bring along some SPF50 sunscreen and an umbrella to protect your skin.